Facts & Figures 2017
Platform for innovations in the polyurethane industry
The first edition of PSE Europe, International Exhibition for Polyurethane Solutions, ended with thoroughly positive results. During the three days, a total of 75 exhibitors from 16 countries and 1069 visitors from 51 countries participated in the specialised launch event for Europe’s PU industry.
Exhibitors from all over the world
With innovative machines, systems and product solutions exhibitors showcased how the polymer can contribute to new applications in a variety of industry sectors such as construction, automotive, the electrical and electronic sector, packaging, furniture and bedding, sports and leisure, coatings, medical devices, and many more.
A majority of exhibitors came from Germany (55%) and Italy. Other companies were from Benelux, China, France, Great Britain, Japan, Austria, Eastern Europe, Spain, Switzerland and the US. More information you can also find in our exhibitor statistics.
A specialised audience
At PSE Europe the trade show visitors were able to discover raw materials and auxiliaries, materials/semi-finished products, machinery, equipment and appliances as well as PU-products, -systems, and -services. A total of 47% of visitors travelled from abroad to Munich. An analysis of the PSE Europe visitor survey showed that these visitors were mainly high-calibre industry experts. A majority came from management, R&D, engineering or production or were responsible for procurement or marketing/sales. Additionally, 74% were on a targeted search for solutions or new business contacts. For more information please click visitor statistics.
The conference session held in the exhibition hall, too, were extremely well attended. In these conference sessions visitors were able to catch a glimpse of new possibilities through innovative applications and current trends within the polyurethane industry. Equally well received was the Feature Area at PSE Europe 2017, a dedicated space within the exhibition hall that bridged the gap between theory and practice and showcased impressive PU product innovations.
PSE Europe 2019, the 2nd International Exhibition for Polyurethane Solutions, will take place from 26 - 28 March 2019 at the MOC Munich in Germany
75 Exhibitors from 16 countries
Top Exhibitor Countries
Top 5 Reasons for Exhibiting
- Win new customers
- Foster relationships with regular customers
- Expand and open up new markets
- Public relations
- Sales/Launching a new product
1,069 international trade visitors from 51 countries
Top 10 Visitor Countries
- Great Britain
Top Areas of Visitor Interests
- Raw Materials (e.g. PU-Systems)
- Processing Machinery, Systems, Equipment
- PU - Moulded parts
- Flexible foam
- Semi-finished Products / Materials (e.g. TPU, Dispersions, Bio-PU)
- Rigid foam
Visitors at PSE Europe 2017 came from renowned companies such as:
Aramco - Audi AG - BASF - Birkenstock - BMW AG - Covestro Deutschland AG - Decathlon - DOW - Evonik AG - Getzner Werkstoffe - Hennecke - Grammer AG - Hilti - Huntsman - Hyundai Motor Company - Karl Bachl - Kingspan - Lear Corporation - Linde AG - Liebherr - Mann & Hummel - Man Truck & Bus AG - MOL Group - Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. - Pirelli - Porsche - Saint-Gobain - Sika - Tesa SE - Toyota - Unilin - Volkswagen AG – Webasto
The quality of this show is undeniable and we’ll certainly renew our participation.
Caroline Font, Market Intelligence Specialist | ARKEMA | PSE Europe 2017 Exhibitor
A very good show concept with good visitor flow, especially also from Switzerland, Austria and Eastern Europe. We are looking forward to be back in 2019.
Peter Stinshoff, Managing Director | POLYTEC GROUP | PSE Europe 2017 Exhibitor
PSE Europe provides an excellent venue and forum for interacting with customers and suppliers.
Fabrizio D'Amico, Buyer | Aviointeriors S.p.a. | PSE Europe 2017 Visitor
The show was great for Polylabs. It was very well organised in terms of selecting customers and attracting visitors.
Kristiāns Grundštoks, CEO | PolyLabs | PSE Europe 2017 Exhibitor
The PU industry is very strong in Europe. With the help of PSE Europe, we can oversee the manufacturers and products on the market.
Volkan Çelik, Marketing Manager | EPOKS Chemical Products | PSE Europe 2017 Visitor
I have been able to find many chemical answers and technical solutions to address our need to improve our products, processes and equipments.
Philippe Michaud, Director | Allrim | PSE Europe 2017 Visitor
If you are a polyurethane professional, nearly every stop at any booth will create some sort of business experience and maybe even opportunity.
Tomas Chrudimsky, Area Sales Manager Central & Eastern Europe | FRIMO Group GmbH | PSE Europe 2017 Exhibitor